Friday October 05, 1984

US date format: 10/5/1984, UK date format: 5/10/1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Colonel Reyel and Elena Velikanova. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Let's Go Crazy by Prince. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. 1984, directed by Michael Radford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while In God'S Name by David A. Yallop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch Bachmann. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Learning with FuzzyWOMP or Ballblazer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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1984

1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States of America

Garbo Talks

Garbo Talks

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Ron Silver, Carrie Fisher, Catherine Hicks

Dang doi lai ming

Dang doi lai ming

Directed by: Po-Chih Leong

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Cecilia Yip, Alex Man, Kien Shih

Maria's Lovers

Maria's Lovers

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Keith Carradine, Robert Mitchum

Teachers

Teachers

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Nick Nolte, JoBeth Williams, Judd Hirsch, Ralph Macchio

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Historical Events

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Events

  • 13th Space Shuttle Mission (41-G) - Challenger 6 - launched. Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space.

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TV Series

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Mensch Bachmann

Mensch Bachmann

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

Vereda Tropical

Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

Banjica

Banjica

Sei jûshi Bisumaruku

Sei jûshi Bisumaruku

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Books

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The Outsider by Howard Fast

The Outsider

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Houghton-Mifflin, 1984, Very good., Text clean. Very good in mended dust jacket. Former owner's name on flyleaf. First printing. [Fiction] Out-of-print and antiquarian booksellers since 1933.

Crescent City by Belva Plain

Crescent City

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She was the exquisite daughter of a wealthy Jewish merchant. From a charmed girlhood in opulent New Orleans, she would be swept into the cataclysm of the Civil War.

Tough Guys Don'T Dance by Norman Mailer

Tough Guys Don'T Dance

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Norman Mailer peers into the recesses and buried virtues of the modern American male in a brilliant crime novel that transcends genre. When Tim Madden, an unsuccessful writer living on Cape Cod, awakes with a gruesome hangover, a painful tattoo …

Wired by Bob Woodward

Wired

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Belushi The outrageous talent, addicted to life, with a huge appetite for drugs, food, and pleasure. Belushi The star who plummeted over the edge.

The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss

The Butter Battle Book

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The Butter Battle Book, Dr. Seuss's classic cautionary tale, introduces readers to the important lesson of respecting differences. The Yooks and Zooks share a love of buttered bread, but animosity brews between the two groups because they prefer to enjoy …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Learning with FuzzyWOMP

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Platform, Action, Educational, Arcade

Publisher: Sierra On-Line, Inc.

Amazon

Platform: Apple II; Atari ST; Commodore 64; DOS; MSX

Genre: Interactive fiction graphic adventure

Publisher: Telarium

Kung-Fu Heroes

Platform: Arcade, NES, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Action Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Taiyo System (Arcade); NA Kitcorp (Arcade); JP Namcot (Famicom/NES); NA Culture Brain (Famicom/NES)

Falcon Patrol II

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Ballblazer

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari 5200, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, Famicom, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, Sports

Publisher: Atari


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